Stories have been used throughout time to describe worthwhile qualities, positive values and role models and to make sense of human experience. Stories that explore emotions will help children express and understand their own feelings and those of others. Many stories lend themselves to being followed up with small world or role play, so children can extend and deepen their experience. A well-crafted story will address difficult issues as part of the storyline and will be far more effective than a ‘technical' instructional book
At Naturekids, our books are especially selected to support children’s social-emotional education to teach children on the important skills that they will need to be socially and emotionally competent. We believe that establishing and maintaining a selection of good story books in order to respond to different feelings, experiences and struggles is vital and should be used with sensitivity and pedagogical awareness.
These story books will support us to: